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  • Grape growing, vineyard pests and bird control

    Grape growing, vineyard pests and bird control

    Grape growers everywhere are familiar with vineyard pests, especially pest birds.  The most common vineyard problem birds are robins, starlings, finches, orioles, mockingbirds, and grackles.  One study determined that a flock of 5,000 starlings can consume up to one ton of food over a 10-day period.i  This kind of crop loss can cost grape growers and vine

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  • Table grape growers using inventiveness to fight fruit fly

    Table grape growers using inventiveness to fight fruit fly

    A TABLE GRAPE grower from Sunraysia has built a new rig that applies bait spray for fruit fly in an innovative attempt to reduce pest management costs on his farm.Peter Argiro and his family run a 100-hectare vineyard in Merbein, Victoria.He said ...

Equipment & Solutions

  • Funnel Trap
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    Funnel Trap

    Classic trap, funnel-like, made up of four parts:  the upper cover, which prevents water from coming into the trap. It includes a holder to place the basket with the pheromone: the funnel, whose design makes it easy for the moth to come in while preventing them from escaping;  the container where the captured insects fall. It also has an anchorage for the basket with the ...